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Gillette Castle State Park

Category: Parks & Forests
Address:
67 River Rd.
East Haddam, 06423
Highway Access: (Rte. 9 Ex. 6 or 7)
Description:

Unique fieldstone castle was home to legendary stage actor, William Gillette. The 184 acre park is situated on a hill overlooking the Connecticut River. Gillette best known for his portrayal of Sherlock Holmes on stage, designed his house with intricately carved locks and wood doors. Hiking trails, picnic spots, food concession, gift shop.

Phone: (860) 526-2336
FAX:
Website: http://www.ct.gov/dep/cwp/view.asp?a=2716&q=325204&depNav_GID=1650
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Attraction Rate: Parking and park grounds free. Tours of castle: general admission $6, children (6-12) $2, 5 and under free.
Dates of Operation: Grounds: year-round, daily, 8 a.m. to sunset. Castle: Memorial Day-Columbus Day, daily 10-4:30.
Hours:
Group Rates: None
Bus Fee: None
Tourtime: 1 hour
 
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